Rep. Duncan Hunter and wife indicted on fraud and campaign finance charges

The Republican congressman is charged with spending a quarter million in campaign contributions on personal expenses.

(From The San Diego Union Tribune)

The 60-count indictment accuses the couple of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, falsification of records and aiding and abetting in the prohibited use of campaign contributions. Within hours of its issuance, Hunter assailed the investigation as politically motivated just weeks before the fall campaign season gets underway.

That seems a possible motivation.

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